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IGARSS Begins In Munich This Week
2012-07-23 16:16:11

World-class scientists, engineers and educators have gathered in Munich, Germany, this week to discuss the latest developments in remote sensing and exchange ideas with other members of the international scientific community.

Paralyzed Woman Moves Robot Arm With Her Brain
2012-05-17 07:05:43

For one lucky woman, 15 years of paralysis was broken on Saturday, April 12 when the 58-year-old woman, who is unable to speak, controlled a robotic arm by thinking about a particular action.

2012-01-26 06:43:08

Twenty-six educators from the United States have been selected for research flights aboard SOFIA, NASA's Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy.

2012-01-11 12:59:41

One of the biggest conferences on geoscience and remote sensing will be held this summer in Europe. The deadline for abstract submissions for the July symposium is fast approaching.

Dawn Provides New 3D Views Of Asteroid Vest
2011-12-02 10:31:47

Glide over the giant asteroid Vesta with NASA's Dawn spacecraft in a new 3-D video. Dawn has been orbiting Vesta since July 15, obtaining high-resolution images of its bumpy, cratered surface and making other scientific measurements.

ROSAT Fell To Earth Late Saturday Night
2011-10-23 05:37:41

The German-built Röntgensatellit (ROSAT) fell back to Earth Saturday evening, according to officials from NASA and the German Aerospace Center.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.